The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 52 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 291 150 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.60% 2.85% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 2.99% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 231 128 178
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6028 5012 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5052 4376 4633
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +29 103 £57,500 +2.22% 13
Wiltshire +17 63 £55,500 -7.50% 16
Somerset +20 39 £57,500 +9.52%
Gloucestershire -8 29 £49,000 -10.90% 5
Dorset +7 20 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Devon -7 16 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 213 (35.15%) Finance
2 110 (18.15%) Microsoft
3 104 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (16.34%) Security Cleared
5 89 (14.69%) SC Cleared
6 88 (14.52%) TOGAF
7 87 (14.36%) SOA
8 82 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 81 (13.37%) .NET
9 81 (13.37%) Oracle
9 81 (13.37%) Windows
9 81 (13.37%) UML
10 78 (12.87%) ITIL
10 78 (12.87%) Java
11 69 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
12 68 (11.22%) SQL Server
13 67 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
14 66 (10.89%) Degree
15 56 (9.24%) VMware
16 50 (8.25%) Project Management
17 48 (7.92%) Banking
18 47 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
19 45 (7.43%) SQL
19 45 (7.43%) IBM
20 43 (7.10%) Cisco
20 43 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
20 43 (7.10%) Relational Database
21 40 (6.60%) Data Modelling
22 37 (6.11%) Citrix
23 35 (5.78%) Waterfall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (1.98%) IIS
5 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.49%) Lync
6 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.16%) CMS
8 7 (1.16%) SAS
9 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.50%) JBoss
11 3 (0.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 28 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.66%) MS Project
3 2 (0.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) FastStats
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.49%) SAP MDM
3 6 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.17%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.65%) SaaS
2 8 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.80%) Firewall
2 17 (2.81%) Wireless
2 17 (2.81%) SAN
3 13 (2.15%) WAN
4 10 (1.65%) NAS
5 8 (1.32%) MPLS
6 7 (1.16%) LAN
6 7 (1.16%) Internet
6 7 (1.16%) iSCSI
7 6 (0.99%) Network Security
8 5 (0.83%) VPN
8 5 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (0.66%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.50%) xDSL
10 3 (0.50%) RIP
10 3 (0.50%) OSPF
10 3 (0.50%) BGP
11 2 (0.33%) VLAN
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.10%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (1.65%) Star Schema
10 9 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.99%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.49%) Maven
3 8 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.83%) ERwin
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.33%) Mockito
7 2 (0.33%) JUnit
7 2 (0.33%) jMock
8 1 (0.17%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 213 (35.15%) Finance
2 48 (7.92%) Banking
3 25 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.13%) Legal
4 20 (3.30%) Retail
5 17 (2.81%) Military
6 16 (2.64%) Marketing
6 16 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.65%) Local Government
10 7 (1.16%) Back Office
11 6 (0.99%) Electronics
12 4 (0.66%) French Language
12 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.50%) Law
14 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.37%) .NET
2 32 (5.28%) Middleware
3 31 (5.12%) Web Services
3 31 (5.12%) XML
4 25 (4.13%) Spring
5 23 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 20 (3.30%) jQuery
7 16 (2.64%) PostGIS
8 14 (2.31%) HTML
9 12 (1.98%) WCF
9 12 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.82%) Spring MVC
11 9 (1.49%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.49%) WPF
12 8 (1.32%) CSS
12 8 (1.32%) OSGi
13 7 (1.16%) SOAP
13 7 (1.16%) MSMQ
13 7 (1.16%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.95%) GIS
3 27 (4.46%) Open Source
4 26 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.80%) Data Integration
7 14 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.82%) User Experience
9 11 (1.82%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.65%) Clustering
11 8 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.99%) IVR
12 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.83%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.37%) Windows
2 29 (4.79%) Linux
3 12 (1.98%) UNIX
4 9 (1.49%) Solaris
4 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.32%) AIX
6 7 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.66%) Android
8 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (14.52%) TOGAF
3 87 (14.36%) SOA
4 82 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (13.37%) UML
6 78 (12.87%) ITIL
7 69 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
8 50 (8.25%) Project Management
9 43 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (6.60%) Data Modelling
11 35 (5.78%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 30 (4.95%) Business Analysis
14 27 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.29%) Software Engineering
16 25 (4.13%) Service Delivery
17 24 (3.96%) ETL
17 24 (3.96%) MVC
17 24 (3.96%) Information Architecture
18 23 (3.80%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (12.87%) Java
2 45 (7.43%) SQL
3 34 (5.61%) C#
4 11 (1.82%) C++
5 10 (1.65%) C
6 7 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.83%) Python
9 4 (0.66%) Fortran
9 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.33%) F#
10 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.17%) Ruby
11 1 (0.17%) Korn
11 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 99 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 89 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 66 (10.89%) Degree
4 19 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.98%) ISEB
7 10 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.65%) MCP
8 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (0.99%) MCSE
9 6 (0.99%) CCIE
10 4 (0.66%) CCNA
10 4 (0.66%) CISSP
10 4 (0.66%) VCP5
11 3 (0.50%) HP ASE
11 3 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.95%) COBIT
2 12 (1.98%) QA
3 11 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.16%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.99%) SLA
6 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.33%) COREP
8 2 (0.33%) FINREP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 47 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.82%) XenApp
4 10 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.65%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.83%) OpenView
2 5 (0.83%) Unicenter
3 4 (0.66%) ARCserve
3 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.66%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.50%) SCCM
5 2 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 110 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 81 (13.37%) Oracle
3 56 (9.24%) VMware
4 45 (7.43%) IBM
5 43 (7.10%) Cisco
6 37 (6.11%) Citrix
7 34 (5.61%) SAP
8 27 (4.46%) Juniper
9 23 (3.80%) ESRI
10 20 (3.30%) HP
11 16 (2.64%) F5
12 12 (1.98%) Symantec
13 7 (1.16%) Informatica
14 6 (0.99%) NetApp
14 6 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.99%) Teradata
14 6 (0.99%) EMC
15 5 (0.83%) Dell
15 5 (0.83%) BMC
15 5 (0.83%) TIBCO
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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